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by ~jj~
Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: Olympic trials PV Safety Info Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 8398

Olympic trials PV Safety Info Meeting

U.S. Olympic Trials Pole Vault Safety Informational Meeting Friday June 22, 2012 9am to 12 noon Location: 3862 North Shasta Loop Eugene, Oregon 97405 RSVP by June 20, 2012 via email: jan@skyjumpers.com or txt: 1805 423-2363 Hosted by Bob and Patsy Moser Sponsored by: Pole Vault Safety Certification...
by ~jj~
Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe
Replies: 22
Views: 63452

Re: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe

U.S. Olympic Trials Pole Vault Safety Informational Meeting Friday June 22, 2012 9am to 12 noon Location: 3862 North Shasta Loop Eugene, Oregon 97405 RSVP by June 20, 2012 via email: jan@skyjumpers.com or txt: 1805 423-2363 Hosted by Bob and Patsy Moser Sponsored by: Pole Vault Safety Certification...
by ~jj~
Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe
Replies: 22
Views: 63452

Re: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe

For sure its hard to know what your getting when you switch brands .... This of course makes it more dangerous. We have over 500 poles here all flexed on our machine and tested every day. This makes it very easy to see the variations. A universal flex system would be nice. I don't think the manufact...
by ~jj~
Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:24 am
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe
Replies: 22
Views: 63452

Re: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe

Catastrophic Injuries in Pole-Vaulters: A Prospective 10-Year Follow-up Study :dazed: (Digested Version of Findings) Barry P. Boden, MD*, Matthew G. Boden*, Rebecca G. Peter, Peter M. McGinnis**, Fred O. Mueller, PhD***, and Jan Johnson MS. **** From *The Orthopaedic Center, Rockville, Maryland, **S...
by ~jj~
Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe
Replies: 22
Views: 63452

Re: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe

On the Best Flex chart the rate is six inches in grip reduction equals ten pounds increased user weight. This appears to be true for most of the length ranges except for the smallest of poles (which is actually more like 3" equal 10 pounds). Knowing this, we could easily make a ASTM specificati...
by ~jj~
Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe
Replies: 22
Views: 63452

Re: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe

Ha ha ha . Thanks for that tap.
~jan~ :D ;) :dazed:
by ~jj~
Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe
Replies: 22
Views: 63452

Re: The weight rating rule is making the PV less safe

:dazed: Nice job Rainbow! Here are some opinions regarding the weight rule. [b]No Standards for Weight Ratings In short, there is no basis for a weight rule. No ASTM specification , no industry standard, no nothing! In fact, the weight values of vaulting poles by the various manufactures are all ove...
by ~jj~
Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: accident information and new box area padding
Replies: 0
Views: 6669

accident information and new box area padding

Please note i recently posted a bunch of interesting information at pole vault safety at face book
Your comments are welcome

Jan Johnson
Sky Jumpers
Atascadero, Ca
by ~jj~
Fri Nov 04, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: Sky Jumpers Winter PV camp
Replies: 0
Views: 2730

Sky Jumpers Winter PV camp

Sky Jumpers Vertical Sports Club Winter 2011 Pole Vaulting Camp application Atascadero, Ca December 28-30, 2011 Directed by Olympic bronze medalist and former world record holder Jan Johnson. His SJVSC camp system is legendary for offering the finest, most up to date teaching system possible in a hi...
by ~jj~
Fri Nov 04, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: ASTM Pole Vault Sub committee Fall Equipment meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 7800

ASTM Pole Vault Sub committee Fall Equipment meeting

Subject:F08.67 Pole Vaulting Virtual Meeting Date: Thursday, November 17, 2011 Time: 9:00 AM (ET) Host: Christi Sierk You are invited to an ASTM Virtual Meeting. Session Number: 837 815 725 Session Password: This meeting does not require a password. --------------------------------------------------...
by ~jj~
Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:35 am
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: Catastrophic Injury in India (2005)
Replies: 2
Views: 5459

Re: Catastrophic Injury in India (2005)

Does anyone know anything more about this accident?
Jan Johnson
Atascadero, Ca
by ~jj~
Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Historical
Topic: Historical Photos
Replies: 2
Views: 4359

Re: Historical Photos

Thanks,
Its going to be a fun project, and im hoping people enjoy them.
:)

~jan~

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